Arts give us a way to explore our lives and the lives of others, whether it's on canvas, on-stage or on a page.
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Fire breathing is one of the most dangerous performance arts out there. To get an inside look at how fire breathing works, HowStuffWorks interviewed two fire breathers, including Mike Garner -- a juggler and vaudevillian performer who started breathing fire in 1993.
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In only 20 years, Cirque du Soleil has carved out a unique niche in the entertainment industry. It has spread to cities all over the globe and earned rave reviews every step of the way. Go behind the scenes of Cirque du Soleil and learn the secrets of its success.
You've seen people pull huge buses or trains with their teeth and other parts of their bodies. How do they do that?